Brandon Postal

Anime Expo 2015 Recap

This last weekend was the 2015 Anime Expo, the largest North American anime & manga convention. Four days of anime fans gathering and filling one of the largest convention centers in California. Numerous announcements filled the panel rooms as industry filed into this convention as force. Video rooms and workshops were major mainstays as well, with video rooms showing anime 24 hours of the day...

MangaGamer Announces New Titles, Partnership

MangaGamer has had a few noticeable announcements as of late, promoted at various conventions. Tonight at Anime Expo, following on the heels of their announcements at Anime Boston, they made several new releases known at their panel. Firstly though, they updated the crowd on the status of a number of PC projects in the works. Of particular note is a planned release date of September 2015 for their...

Noir Complete Collection Blu-Ray Review

Noir Blu-Ray Complete Series Studio: Bee Train Publisher: Funimation Format: Blu-Ray Release Date:  April 14, 2015 Price: $49.99 USD – Available Here Overview Noir is an anime unlike most on the market. I’d classify it as a serious title, focusing on real people as opposed to the more common shounen anime. Realism is the theme of the day, and watching it gives the feeling that this cou...

Release Date and New Races Announced for Blood Bowl 2

Focus Home Interactive and Cyanide Studios have just unveiled another new trailer for the adaptation of the popular Games Workshop title, Blood Bowl 2. This new trailer discusses the new single player campaign mode. Additionally, the newly announced races are the Lizardmen and Wood Elves, both of which come with the preorder. Preordering also unlocks the ability to play in the multiplayer beta dem...

Tropico 5 Expansion to Release Next Week

Kalypso Media has announced that the first expansion for Tropico 5 will be out next week for the PS4. Sales of the dictatorial strategy title have blown past expected purchases. The expansion, titled Waterborne, will be available for digital download on the Playstation Store. In thanks to the success of the PS4 launch, Kalypso has also announced that a free demo has been made available on the PS4 ...

Elite: Dangerous Powerplay Update Released

Frontier Developments has released their third free update for Elite: Dangerous, the Powerplay expansion. According to Frontier, this is the largest update to Elite: Dangerous yet. Not only does this update bring new ships to the universe, but it finally brings in a larger theme to the universe. The major added feature is the creation of galactic Powers that players can join in order to help fight...

Capcom to Release Mega Man Legacy Collection

Capcom has announced that a collection of six 8-bit Mega Man titles will be re-released together on current gen consoles titled Mega Man Legacy Collection. Mega Man through Mega Man 6 will all be on the disc, as well as a new Challenge mode and plenty of extras for die-hard fans. It’s surprising to see this announced out of the blue, when these are all available on the digital market already...

Steam to Offer Refunds on Newly Purchased Games

Valve has announced that refunds will now be simplified and easily done on Steam. While there has always been a way to open a ticket in order to request a refund, it has never been in official policy. Valve has changed this in order to help consumers out when there are issues with purchases. Like their announcement for Steam Broadcasting, this comes out of nowhere as a very consumer-friendly move....

LEGO Worlds Released in Early Access

Out of nowhere, Traveller’s Tales Games and Warner Bros Interactive have released LEGO Worlds on Steam Early Access. The title is a procedurally generated game, allowing players to have endless worlds to explore. The first look at the title shows that LEGO has created a title with amazing depth. Much like Minecraft, there are endless biomes to explore, and minerals to explore and use. The bu...

Elite: Dangerous to Release on Mac

Frontier Developments has announced that their crowdfunded space epic Elite: Dangerous will be receiving a port to Mac OS/X. However this isn’t just a simple wrapper; Frontier Developments is developing the OS/X version in house using their proprietary in-house development software. Notably, Mac & PC gamers will be able to explore Elite’s expansive MMO universe together. With the r...

Rogue Legacy to have Xbox One Release

Cellar Door Games has announced that it’s critically acclaimed “Rogue-lite” title, Rogue Legacy, will be coming to the Xbox One. If you haven’t heard of Rogue Legacy, it is a genealogical Rogue-like platformer. While it falls into the same Rogue-like genre as The Binding of Isaac, it takes a very different approach. Notably, it is a very forgiving platformer while The Bindi...

Europa Universalis IV to Release Common Sense DLC

Paradox Interactive‘s in-depth strategy title Europa Universalis IV is to receive yet another update. As if the title lacked enough depth, Paradox is bringing a new layer of strategy and intrigue to running your empire. The DLC has been titled Common Sense after the historical pamphlet written by Thomas Paine during the Revolutionary era of America. While the DLC doesn’t promise to rip...

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